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Monash University Handbook 2011 Honours - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics


Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis, a coursework unit and either a language study abroad unit, a special reading course or a language unit (level eight entry into honours).

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the Italian studies honours coordinator.


All units are worth 12 points unless otherwise indicated.


Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4245 Italian honours dissertation (24 points)
  • ATS4246 Italian honours dissertation part 1 and ATS4247 Italian honours dissertation part 2

Coursework units

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4239 Women in Italy: Representations and realities
  • ATS4241 Italian theatre from Goldoni to Fo
  • ATS4242 Tradurre/tradire: Italian literary translation
  • ATS4243 The Italian experience in Australia
  • ATS4244 Dante (6 points), plus another 6-point unit
  • ATS4250 Italian encounters: Translation, literature and cultural identity
  • ATS4653 LCL honours workshop: Theory and method in the humanities

Language study abroad, special reading course or language units

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4233 Italian studies 9 and ATS4234 Italian studies 10
  • ATS4248 Italian Studies 7 and ATS4249 Italian Studies 8
  • ATS4251 Special reading course (Italian studies)
  • ATS4252 Special reading course Part 1 and ATS4253 Special reading course Part 2
  • ATS4254 Language study abroad program

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Relevant Courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0204 Honours degree of Bachelor of Letters
  • 0082 The honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws